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Quick Strikes | Timbers tied for MLS lead in headed goals with seven

The Portland Timbers welcome FC Dallas to Providence Park Sunday evening (8pm PT, TICKETS, FOX 12 Oregon, UniMás, Twitter). Here is the latest edition of Quick Strikes ahead of #PORvDAL. 

4 Forward Brian Fernandez has scored in four consecutive league appearances to begin his Timbers career, equaling an MLS record for the most consecutive games with a goal to begin an MLS career.

2 The Timbers have had back-to-back games with players scoring their first career goals: Marvin Loría against Houston on June 22 and Tomás Conechny on June 26 against Montreal.

7 With Conechny’s headed finish against the Impact, the Timbers now rank tied for first in the league in headed goals at seven. 

1 The Timbers have lost only one match in nine regular-season contests against FC Dallas at Providence Park (5-1-3) dating back to April 17, 2011, outscoring Dallas 15-10. 

10 Portland has had 10 different goalscorers in 2019 league play: Jeremy Ebobisse, Fernandez, Diego Valeri, Sebastián Blanco, Cristhian Paredes, Loría, Jorge Moreira, Bill Tuiloma, Larrys Mabiala and Conechny.